Too many clouds hamper journalism’s ability to tell you what you need to know. Democracy dies in darkness. — motto of The Washington Post Oh, joy — it’s National Sunshine Week. That […]
I don’t read The Washington Post any more. I don’t see a hard copy. I don’t go prowling around its website. Instead, I read four of its newsletters delivered by email every […]
The sooner the New York Times realizes it needs to identify the Administration’s lies as “lies” in print, the better The New York Times‘ Jim Rutenberg, author of the Mediator blog, wrote […]
ZOMG!!1! I saw this meme, or was it a tweet? Or a meme of a tweet? on the internet today, and it looked really urgent and seemed legit and everything, because it […]
An impatient audience wielding smartphones says, ‘We want it NOW.’ Eight seconds. Count with me, please: one thousand one, one thousand two, one thousand three, one thousand four, one thousand five, one […]
Once again, the New York Times gives journalism a black eye with Oz coverage Looking at this chronology of the NYT’s coverage of the Oz story really makes me wonder why they’re […]
Scientists are as sure of industrial climate disruption as they are that smoking causes lung cancer. So why hasn’t the international community made progress toward addressing climate disruption? There are at least four reasons.
What I find when I search Google for “like a cheap levee” In Runoff Election, Lousiana Senator Landrieu Labors to … That’s the first search result, accompanied by the following text: 3 […]
Too many news organizations, despite their own policies, grant anonymity far too often, allowing sources with agendas to escape responsibility for what they say. Two words in a news story should forewarn […]
James Taylor of the Heartland Institute compound his original mistake of distorting a peer-reviewed survey by repeating his distortions and choosing to attack his critics instead of correcting his many original mistakes.